Celebrating Girl Scouts World Thinking Day: Flags Across the World

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Celebrated in over 150 countries, February 22 is an important date for the Girls Scouts of America. World Thinking Day has focused on diversity, equity and inclusion since its inception in 1926. This event is celebrated by Girl Guides and Girl Scouts; however, that celebratory event can include various activities from learning about different countries … [Read more…]

Hurricane Season in New Jersey: A Review of Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

Hurricane Harbor in New Jersey

This summer, the temperature has peaked with record numbers in heat and humidity which transformed New Jersey into a sauna. That’s why we were even more thrilled to receive an invitation to visit Six Flags Hurricane Harbor! Part of the Six Flags Great Adventure parks, Hurricane Harbor is filled with rides that accommodate families, children and … [Read more…]

Amazing Reasons to Visit the National Aquarium in Baltimore

National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland

The tranquility found in an aquarium includes surreal imagery and a rhythmic soundtrack that is unique. The whirling and bubbling of the water complements the bright orange of the Giant Pacific Octopus to the bold hues of the tropical fish. As we have highlighted in our post Benefits of Aquariums, there are many academic and … [Read more…]

Must Do Experiences at Liberty Science Center this Summer

Liberty Science Center Must Do Experiences this Summer

One location we visit no matter the season is the Liberty Science Center. Consisting of four floors of massive exhibits, this space embodies learning through play. Children can run, jump, touch, feel, smell and see immersive experiences that promote academic enrichment. If it’s raining or sunny, Liberty Science Center is the perfect place to bring … [Read more…]

Passport to Pangea at Dinosaurs Around the World

Dinosaurs Around the World

While you can get a passport to travel the world, there is one destination that is impossible to purchase a ticket to. Pangea was a supercontinent that existed during the Paleozic and Mesozoic eras that was home to dinosaurs. This summer, the Academy of Natural Sciences invites visitors to pick up a passport and travel … [Read more…]

A Review of the Virginia Living Museum

The Virginia Living Museum

For the past several years, we have taken road trips with stopovers around Virginia. This spring break, we decided to explore Williamsburg which is when I came across a brochure for the Virginia Living Museum (VLM). Our best decision that trip was ignoring our laid out plans for the day and taking a detour to … [Read more…]

Benefits of Lowes Build & Grow Kids Workshop

Benefits of Lowes Build & Grow Workshops

  At Mommy University, we heard whispers that Lowes was bringing back their Build & Grow workshops which were popular with my family for several years.  We were thrilled to learn that the Lowes Build & Grow website is running again with sign ups for upcoming monthly builds! The Build & Grow workshops are FREE … [Read more…]

The Growing Stage Presents Curious George and The Golden Meatball

The Growing Stage Presents Curious George

“You never do know what’s around the bend, a big adventure or a brand new friend, when you’re curious like Curious George!” Curious George has been an icon in children’s literature since he hit the bookshelves in the mid-twentieth century. I grew up following him along his journeys. This inquisitive character shares the message that the world is … [Read more…]